Busy academic medical center seeks to find a Histology-IHC technologist with a wide range of experience in tissue processing, embedding, sectioning, and immunohistochemistry.
Experience running Ventana and Dako IHC instrumentation platforms preferred. Experience with cryostat sectioning and direct immunofluorescence preferred.
Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, high volume deadline driven environment required. Delivers and files slides and blocks. Assists with quality control and quality assurance record keeping. Maintains confidentiality at all times. Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines. Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members. Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, and staff. Attention to detail is a must.
The Laboratory Services department has a variety of specialties and areas. For additional information regarding the Laboratory Services department, please follow the link to view a departmental video. Click to View Video
Routine histology and IHC experience
HT or HTL certification; must meet CLIA high complexity testing personnel requirements.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
HT or HTL certification at time of hire
Bachelors or Associate’s degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory, chemical, physical, or biological science preferred.
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